Explore Antalya on this exciting tour, where you'll see Aspendos Theatre, the old city Kaleici and the Clock Tower. You will learn some interesting snippets of history too.
What to Expect
Meet at Antalya hotel and drive to Aspendos Theatre, the old city Kaleici and Clock Tower.
Aspendos Theatre - Aspendos is known for its well-preserved theater of antiquity with seating for 15,000. Its galleries, stage decorations and acoustics are second to none. Visitors usually only see the theater from the hillside.
Nearby stand the remains of a basilica, agora and one of the largest aqueducts in Anatolia.
Aspendos was a major port city in the Roman period with the navigable river of Koprucay. According to ancient tradition, the city was founded by Mopsus in the 13C BC. In the 6C BC the Lydian King Croesus took Aspendus. After Cyrus's victory over Croesus in the same century, the city became Persian. In the 5C BC Aspendos minted its own silver coins.
Alexander the Great took over from the Persians in the 4C BC. In the Roman period Aspendus entered into good relations with Rome.
After the tour you may like to go shopping; just tell your guide and they will happily arrange this for you.
- Pick-up transfer from your hotel in Antalya at approx. 8.00 am
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch (drinks are extra)
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned coach
- Return transfer to your hotel at approx. 5.00 pm